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Worth just spending some time

The gardens are a delight at any time of year. Take the time to sit and enjoy the peaceful... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Michael P
Buninyong, Australia
via mobile

My wife works near the Uni and we often come to this spot for a picnic lunch. It really is a... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Ballarat, Australia
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8 Aug 2017
“Worth just spending some time”
24 Jul 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The gardens are a delight at any time of year. Take the time to sit and enjoy the peaceful surrounds with a picnic. Make sure you cross the road and walk around the Gong Reservoir. Enjoy looking at the old bluestone brewery, now a private...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My wife works near the Uni and we often come to this spot for a picnic lunch. It really is a lovely spot to sit and have bite or just sit and watch the world go by. If you are in the area on a...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Buninyong gardens with the adjoining gong resovoir is a little suprise packet of history. Well worth a stroll through, it is small but has a lovely feel and some beautiful old trees. Well worth a visit in summer as it's very green and shady. Public...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a look. A beautiful setting with lots of ducks and ducklings enjoying the ponds and lake. Some magnificent trees and flowers make this gardens a joy to visit.

1  Thank jeff v
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Would be a nice location for a bbq or picnic. Interesting little gardens, the Californian redwood is impressive, most of the trees appear to be named.

Thank morant
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Gardens and the nearby Gong helped us yesterday to understand the development of the town from the 1860s. Signage was good and all areas were wheelchair friendly - some nice picnic spots as well. Loved the lilies and magnolias! Dogs were welcome!

2  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stumbled upon the Botanic Gardens when we were walking around Buninyong and loved them at once. There are big old trees forming an Avenue of Honour, a Queen Victoria Gazebo, an ornamental Lake & a walled Garden. The paths are clearly defined and there...More

2  Thank Konie
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Buninyong Gardens is a large area with Shelter, BbQs, a lake to feed Ducks, a Playground and large shady trees. We went there for a Birthday afternoon and the young Children had lots of fun playing and chasing each other. Great spot on a warm...More

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Tranquil gardens, with good picnic facilities, and a small children's playground. The heritage rotunda is beautiful and a place to shelter from the weather. Small children will enjoy exploring the garden paths and bridges over the pond. This is a great spot to meet up...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Nice place to eat your lunch. Very peaceful amongst the huge trees. Has toilets and BBQs. Not the best small town garden around but it's nice enough to spend some time there relaxing.

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